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2017 INDIAN WELLS (R1=BYE) Round 2: TOMAS BERDYCH holds off [WC] BJORN FRATANGELO and advances to Third Round *H2H* *OoP* *Score and Stats* *PHOTOS*

Posted on March 11, 2017 at 2:00 PM

 

Tomas Berdych wins Opener


The 31-year-old Berdych, who will next face Yoshihito Nishioka, is making his 13th appearance at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, highlighted by a semi-final showing in 2013 (l. to Nadal).

 


 


H2H Bjorn Fratangelo vs Tomas Berdych


 


Order of Play - 2017 INDIAN WELLS Round 2 - Saturday, March 11, 2017 Stadium 2



 

Tomas Berdych in action against Bjorn Fratangelo


 

Berdych passes his first test at the BNP Paribas Open

 

ATP Staff | Saturday, March 11, 2017


Tomas Berdych withstood a late fightback from Bjorn Fratangelo to beat the American wild card 7-6(4), 6-4 on Saturday.


Trailing 2-5 in the second set, Fratangelo recouped one of the breaks in the eighth game before fending off two match points in the ninth game to force Berdych to serve for the contest again.


This time the Czech was able to convert his fifth match point, prevailing in one hour and 48 minutes.


 


Score and Stats - TOMAS BERDYCH def. BJORN FRATANGELO





 

Tomas Berdych serves against Bjorn Fratangelo of the United States in their second round match during day six of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Indian Wells, California. Berdych won 7-6(4), 6-4.

 


 



 



 



 



 

Tomas Berdych plays a forehand against Bjorn Fratangelo of the United States in their second round match during day six of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Indian Wells, California. Berdych won 7-6(4), 6-4.






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